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Weekend Workshops

Venture to the West of Ireland for a unique experience during one of our weekend sojourns - ideal for those seeking an escape and an emergence from COVID-19 in a creative, mindful, and invigorating environment. These weekend breaks include enjoying the breathtaking Connemara landscape, communing with others and tasting the local cuisine. These weekend adventures will offer the participant the unique opportunity to stay in a unique setting, with insight into local attractions which involve hiking, writing or hill walking.

The weekend includes two residential nights (ensuite bedrooms) and three days, complete with resident experts, all meals prepared by our in-house chef from locally sourced producers. Join us for a completely new and unique experience.

Walking Ancient Ireland Trails with Michael Gibbons

Programme Date Options: July 30 - Aug 1, Aug 27 -29

Join local archaeologists Michael Gibbons for a 3 day exploration of Connemara and its surroundings. Dive into the local history feet-first through guided hikes, famine walks, visits to archaeological sites, and storytelling. Then, return to the Kylemore Global Centre for a home-cooked dinner and fireside chats and music. Each of the four weekends includes en-suite accommodation (sharing or individually), all meals prepared by our in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients (alcohol not included), and all hikes. Come for a weekend of exploration, learning, comradery, and lots of fun.

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Writing with Betsy Cornwell

Join NY-Times bestselling author Betsy Cornwell once again at the Kylemore Global Centre for three very exciting workshop opportunities. Each workshop includes en-suite accommodation (sharing or individually), all meals prepared by our in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients (alcohol not included). Come for a weekend of creativity, workshops, walks in nature, fireside chats, and lots of fun.

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Kylemore Writing Retreats